Here is a great article on performing backups. For copyright reasons, I am only going to reproduce the first few paragraphs. Hopefully, you can implement some of these seven strategies today!
by Lincoln Spector (Source: PCworld.com)
Your hard drive might crash. Thieves might steal your laptop at a café. You might realize on Friday that you desperately need the now-departed Wednesday version of an important document that you significantly altered on Thursday.
At times like these, having a secure, up-to-date backup of your hard drive can be a lifesaver. Here are seven practical strategies, including using USB storage, backing up via the Internet or through your local network, backing up Windows itself, and preserving huge media files like songs and videos.
Read the rest of this excellent article at itbusiness.ca.
7 ways to back up your data … and save your bacon